WALK into any major art gallery around the world and most people will stand in awe at some of the greatest artworks ever created. Like art, cars create a wide range of opinions whether for styling, performance, technology or luxury. Some become as famous as the Great Masters and people yearn for a glimpse of these pieces of history in the metal.There are museums for some of these great vehicles but one of the best places to see them is Pebble Beach in the US, where every year owners are invited to display their cars. Like the Concours d’Elegance at Villa d’Este in Italy, it is a pilgrimage for owners and enthusiasts and manufacturers are even using it to unveil some exciting concepts at debuts. This year McLaren revealed its GT1, the racing version of its P1 hyper car, and Land Rover even unveiled the Range Rover SVR.It is also a venue for automotive works of art to be sold and auctioned.In recent years the classic car market has become more lucrative than many other investments. It...

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